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Connie Sizemore addresses County Commission Meeting

Connie Sizemore appeared to request assistance with the annual fishing derby

Connie Sizemore appeared to request assistance with the annual fishing derby By Erica Kearns Connie Sizemore, organizer of the Clay fishing derby, appeared before the County Commission at their regular meeting on Wednesday, March 12 to request donations for the annual event. The fishing derby has been held for nearly a decade and takes place every spring More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Federal corrections officer sentenced

By Erica Kearns   A former federal corrections officer has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for a drug charge. James Butcher, of Fayetteville, received a one to fifteen year sentence Monday as well More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Foodland Gets New Name

By Shanna Paige As of March 11, 2014 Clay Foodland as we all know it is now the Piggly Wiggly. Rising costs and the closing of the nearest warehouse the Clifton’s decide to look for better rate. Clay County residents More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Winter Leaves Behind a Mess

By Shanna Paige Winters beauty leaves an ugly mess. The roads are in horrible conditions. The bottomless pits are in every direction of the county. The holes are causing numerous problems and complaints from people More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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West Virginia Banker Elected as Immediate Past Chairman  Loving of Franklin to continue serving the nation’s community banks

After serving the past 12 months as chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), William A. Loving, Jr., president and CEO of Pendleton Community Bank in Franklin, W.Va., will continue to serve More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Calhoun County school employees file lawsuit

By Erica Kearns Three Calhoun County school employees have filed a lawsuit against the county’s board of education and the state board of education over the cancellation of spring break. According to the paperwork More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Cub Scout Pack 11 holds 2014 Pinewood Derby

 On March 1, Cub Scout Pack 11, held a Pinewood Derby at Frametown Elementary School. The boys made pinewood cars weighing no more than 5oz, decorating them using their wild imaginations, and racing them with excitement. More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Widen Native Crowned Ms. WV Sweetheart Festival 2014

Glenville State College senior natural resource management major Hillary Tinney has been crowned Ms. West Virginia Sweetheart Festival 2014. The annual pageant took place on Sunday, February 23rd at the Braxton More...

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By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Spring breaks through

Outdoor walks have recently become more enjoyable as the area as has seen temperatures rise into the mid-60’s for several days in a row. After months of old man winter, the warm sunshine and crisp breeze are a More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Diversified Services, LLC under FBI investigation

The company hired to remove Freedom Industries tank farm and contents on Elk River is under investigation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Owned by Daniel Carlton Kessler, Diversified Services LLC was paid More...